Ardentes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ardentes in Indre

Visit Ardentes: highlights and tourist information

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Ardentes is situated in the Indre department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 13 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Ardentes is 238 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateauroux at 13 km and Nohant-Vic at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ardentes, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ardentes in Centre-Loire Valley.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre

Map of places to visit near Ardentes

Markets in and near Ardentes

  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (12km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Issoudun: market Saturday all day (26km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (26km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (30km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (31km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (33km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (35km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (36km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (37km)

More information about Ardentes, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Ardentes, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ardentes.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (17km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (35km)
  • Bourges Cathedral (57km)
  • Palace Jacques Coeur (58km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (15km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (35km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (42km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (44km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (54km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (37km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chateauroux (12km)
  • Issoudun (26km)
  • Veuil (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ardentes

Canton: Ardentes

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36120

Distance to Ardentes

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 238 km

from Calais: 468 km

from Nice: 544 km

from Bordeaux: 282 km

from Strasbourg: 488 km

Getting here

Ardentes is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors fly into a Paris airport and drive from there or arrive in a cross-channel port with Le Havre and Caen about 3-4 hours distance in the car. For driving distances to Ardentes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Etrechet and Sassierges-Saint-Germain.

This page in French: Visiter Ardentes